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Cycle Dawgs log miles, medals


A lot goes into being a member of the Cycle Dawgs, Ramona High School’s mountain biking team, and practice is paying off as some of the cyclists earn medals this season.

“It’s an honor to get a medal and it’s even a bigger honor to get a trophy,” said coach Robert Grace.

The top five cyclists in each race earn a medal and the top three teams in a division receive a trophy.

Arsenal FC schedules soccer tryouts for ages 14 to 17


Arsenal FC San Diego North competitive soccer will hold tryouts for boys and girls between the ages 14and 17 on Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, at Hanson Elementary School, 2520 Boundary Ave.

Girls’ tryouts begin at 1 p.m. and boys’ tryouts start at 2:45 p.m. Athletes should bring a soccer ball, cleats, shin guards and water, and wear a white or gray T-shirt.

Visit to print out a tryout waiver form and have the athlete bring it to the tryouts.

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Bulldog soccer goalie Jesse Bonilla was presented with the Most Valuable Player award at the boys soccer team’s post-season banquet.

“Jesse, with his words and actions, his leadership, how he kept us in games, his motivation, he was our most valuable player throughout the entire season,” said varsity head coach Michael Jordan.

Brandon Duarte took home the Offensive Player of the Year award.

Two girls get MVP awards at soccer banquet

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At the Ramona High girls soccer team’s post-season banquet, two players received Most Valuable Player awards.

Senior Bianca Scodellaro was selected league MVP while junior Taylor Stacy was the CIF Most Valuable Player.

Ramona posted a 4-6 record in Valley League competition, and the league’s coaches named Scodellaro as an all-league first team player. Scodellaro played forward for the Bulldogs this year.

Boys volleyball earns trophy for third-place win at La Jolla tournament


Ramona High School’s varsity boys volleyball players celebrate their third place win at the La Jolla BCI Tournament. The team played four games in the tournament held last weekend. Pictured from left are: Cody Kealy, Jake McLaughlin, Lance Stickney, Dave Windes (in back), Levi Vermeulen, Armando Abarca, Trevor Johnson, Taylor Holas, Isaiah Spieker, and Mason Pierce.

Losses to Knights give Bulldog swimmers, coach early-season assessment


Ramona High School girls and boys swim coach Jolyn Yanez sees the Bulldogs’ losses to San Marcos as beneficial to her teams.

“I’m actually thankful to have this meet at this time of the season because it forces the kids to focus on swimming fast,” Yanez said. “I think it’s very worthwhile.”

The March 20 non-league meet was held at Ramona High. Non-league results have no effect on a team’s championship position. The major impacts of a non-league meet are that times can be used for CIF qualifying and seeding purposes and that coaches can assess their swimmers for future improvement.

Stallman, Ford take first in Falcon Relay events

During the individual events in the Falcon Relays track and field meet at Torrey Pines High School, Ramona High School sophomore Holly Stallman won the girls 100-meter dash while senior Courtney Ford topped Division 2 long jumpers.

Stallman had a time of 12.54 seconds and was within 1/10 of a second of her school record of 12.44 seconds that she set at the CIF meet last year.

Ramona boys track and field defeats Westview 72-59

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Ramona High School’s boys track and field team traveled to Westview High School for a March 20 dual meet and returned home with a 72-59 victory.

“We haven’t beat Westview since I’ve been coaching here, so that was a nice win,” said head coach Sherri Edwards.

Track and field scoring gives 5 points for first place, 3 points for second place, and 1 point for third place. The Bulldogs swept the points in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, and the 300-meter hurdles.

RHS lacrosse beats Francis Parker; closes gap in two losses

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Ramona High’s girls lacrosse team defeated Francis Parker High School after losses to San Dieguito and Valley Center.

The first week of games for the lacrosse team included losses by margins of 10 and 11 goals along with one win. During the second week of contests, March 17-21, the losses were by smaller margins.

Ramona’s March 17 game was a 13-8 loss to San Dieguito Academy on the Mustangs’ field.

Bulldog softball triumphs in two tournament games

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The Bulldog softball team defeated San Dieguito in a North County Tournament game on the road last week and beat Patrick Henry at home in a Falcon Fiesta Tournament game.

The Lady Dawgs are now 3-4 on the season.

The girls made the most of four hits as they beat San Dieguito 3-2. Christina Barrameda led the game with a single and stole second. She advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on an RBI fielders choice by Kailey Hill. Amber Davis got her first of two hits in the game when she doubled in courtesy runner Mel Gaile and the Lady Dawgs led 2-0.